FREEPRESS — Private Jets Owners in the country have been given a 90 day ultimatum to come up with their operational preference
This is in furtherance of the Ministry of Aviation’s calculated efforts to streamline their operations
According to Mr Fan Ndubuoke the general manager public affairs of NCAA,the ultimatum was given at the conclusion of a meeting between the officials of the Ministry of Aviation and the stakeholders in the General Aviation sector which warehouses all the owners and operators of private jets.
In a release ,Mr Ndubuoke said the ultimatum was given by the he Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Aviation, Alhaji Mohammed Abass after the meeting which lasted for several hours at Abuja.
He said as part of the unanimous decisions at the meeting, the blanket ban upon the operators of foreign registered privately operated aircraft in the country has been lifted with conditions attached.
He said the 90 days ultimatum was one of the conditions, during which it is expected that all operators would have regularise their documentation to specify their choice of operation.
The release said however, during this moratorium, it is still subsisting that no private Jet owner will be allowed to surreptitiously convert his Jet for commercial purposes.
It was agreed by all present at the meeting that any violator during the ultimatum and at expiry will be visited with much more stiffer penalties than earlier earmarked.
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